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PRRAC in the News (2014-2016)

Recent Blog Posts

Why Connecticut should think twice about trying to "end Sheff" (CT Mirror, September 2016)

Charter Schools, Gentrification, and Weighted Lotteries (October 2015)

Neighborhoods, Opportunities, and the Housing Choice Voucher Program (October 2014)

Using Pay for Success to Enable Healthy Housing Choices (October 21, 2014)

Cross burning in Harvard Yard? (September 17, 2014)

In Pursuit of a "Both/And" Housing Policy - The Case of Housing Choice Vouchers (April 7, 2014)

Archived Blog Posts

Recent Stories:

Texas sued over housing discrimination law (Houston Chronicle, February 17, 2017)

How Republicans want to roll back Obama's fair housing legacy — and then some (Vox, February 2017)

How Ben Carson at Housing Could Undo a Desegregation Effort (NY Times Upshot, November 23, 2016)

What's at Stake in Trump's Pick to Lead HUD (CityLab, November 2016)

Murphy, Fudge Introduce Stronger Together School Diversity Act of 2016 (U.S. Department of Education, July 12, 2016)

Healing must follow talks on race (The Kansas City Star, June 28, 20)

'Inequity in our region is literally killing our children' (The St. Louis American, June 17, 2016)

Millennials Have Lived Through a Doubling of School Segregation (The Nation, June 2016)

"Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing: A Platform for Public Health Advocates" (American Journal of Public Health, June 2016)

Two Valuable Perspectives on Civil Rights in Hartford (Achieve Hartford, May 26, 2016)

Hartford school chief says budget woes will impact desegregation efforts (CT Mirror, May 20, 2016)

Taking housing, education equity beyond the school doors (St. Louis Post-Dispatch, May 6, 2016)

21 people, moments and ideas that defined Milwaukee (On Milwaukee digital magazine, April 2016)

Why Flint's children can't leave the city that poisoned them (Washington Post, March 4, 2016)

Obama Administration Commits to School Diversity with "Stronger Together" Initiative (Charleston Chronicle, February 21, 2016)

The Section 8 Voucher Trap (New Republic, February 18, 2016)

Obama Administration Commits to School Diversity with "Stronger Together" Initiative (Milwaukee Community Journal, February 17, 2016)

Tickets Out of Poverty? Housing voucher recipients can move to better neighborhoods only if states and localities break down suburban barriers. (The American Prospect, Winter 2016)

Housing Vouchers and Poverty Concentration in New Orleans (Nonprofit Quarterly, January 28, 2016)

School Desegregation Lawsuit Threatens Charters (American Prospect, January 26, 2016)

Ideas Worth Stealing: How to recruit more landlords to work with Section 8 tenants (Keystone Crossroads, December 30, 2015)

Housing policies still pin poor in Baltimore, but some escape to suburbs (The Baltimore Sun, December 15, 2015)

Housing discrimination: should government do more to address residential segregation? (CQ Researcher November 2015)

Discussion On School Diversity Held In Glastonbury (Hartford Courant, November 16, 2015)

Race in R.I.: Hartford's magnet schools experiment (Providence Journal, November 10, 2015)

Segregation Is Alive And Well In The Public School System, And These Students Are Dealing With It (ThinkProgress, November 9, 2015)

Challenges to John King's Integration Pilot (The American Prospect, October 7, 2015)

Will John King's last effort to desegregate New York's schools work? (Chalkbeat New York, October 7, 2015)

How a Housing Program Can Save Medicaid Money (Governing Magazine, September 2015)

Money for Mobility: Inside a New Push to Get Poor Families to Better Neighborhoods (Inside Philanthropy, September 2015)

Obama's Mixed Record on School Integration (The American Prospect, August 30, 2015)

Could Pay for Success Increase Housing Mobility? Some Funders Want to Find Out (Inside Philanthropy, August 14, 2015)

We Must Not Give in to Economic Segregation (Next City, August 18, 2015)

Where Should a Poor Family Live? (New York Times, August 5, 2015)

New York Times Letter to the Editor on AFFH (July 18, 2015)

Past an Invisible Fence: Gauging Obama's New Housing Rule (July 2015)

47 Years Later, Will HUD Actually Desegregate Poor Communities? (National Journal ,July 2015)

PRRAC Applauds New HUD Regulation on "Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing" (July 2015)

How Housing Policy Is Failing America's Poor (Citylab, June 2015)

HUD considers change to Section 8 rents (Baltimore Sun, June 10, 2015)

The Challenge of Diversity in Pre-K Classrooms (EdCentral, June 4, 2015)

The RAD-ical Shifts to Public Housing (American Prospect, 2015)

Universal pre-K's integration problem: Bill de Blasio's admirable and promising program should be doing a better job mixing kids of different backgrounds (NY Daily News, May 16, 2015)

The Stark Inequality of U.S. Public Schools, Mapped (The Atlantic Citylab, May 14, 2015)

Girls In Minority-Heavy High Schools Face Profound Lack of Sports Opportunities (Forbes, April 30, 2015)

Racial and Economic Segregation Starts in Preschool, Study Finds (Ecucation Week, April 29, 2015)

Segregation of the nation's children starts with preschool, new report finds (Washington Post, April 28, 2015)

Minority girls given fewer chances in school sports, report says (Boston Globe, April 27, 2015)

If You Are A Girl And Would Like To Play Sports, It Helps To Be White (, April 23, 2015)

Minority girls in Louisiana aren't getting equal chances to play high school sports (Times-Picayune, April 21, 2015)

Fair housing conference focuses on school segregation, occupancy permits (St. Louis Public Radio, April 10, 2015)

EHOC conference addresses modern segregation, why the Section 8 program isn't working (St. Louis American, April 10, 2015)

Revitalization v. Gentrification v. Integration (Brooklyn Quarterly, March 2015)

Federal judge declines to block city 'source of income' ordinance (March 2015)

This Supreme Court Decision Could Encourage One Of The Worst Forms Of Racism (February 2015)

The Supreme Court may soon disarm the single best weapon for desegregating U.S. housing (January 21, 2015)

A Supreme Court case that public education advocates should be watching (January 13, 2015)

Housing segregation is holding back the promise of Brown v. Board of Education (May 15, 2014)

Which Funders Are Battling Today's Forms of Segregation? (January 19, 2015)

Who gets to live where?: The battle over affordable housing (January 18, 2015)

Scholar Says Race-Neutral Approach Needed for Affirmative Action (January 13, 2015)

Social justice folks size up new Congress (Jan. 12, 2015)

Hunting for Housing: Landlord lawsuit and housing research frame housing crisis (Jan. 9, 2015)

NYS Schools to Receive Grants to Promote Socioeconomic Integration (December 31, 2014)

Integration grants could help Buffalo draw suburban students (December 30, 2014)

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